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Author Hopkinson, Deborah.

Title Into the firestorm : a novel of San Francisco, 1906 / Deborah Hopkinson.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2006]
©2006
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Juvenile Fiction  J HOPKINSO    AVAILABLE
 95th Street Juvenile Fiction  J HOPKINSO    AVAILABLE
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Description 200 pages ; 22 cm
Summary Days after arriving in San Francisco from Texas, eleven-year-old orphan Nicholas Dray tries to help his new neighbors survive the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and the subsequent fires. The year is 1906, and ten-year-old Nick Bray, just orphaned, steals away from the migrant cotton camp to San Francisco. No sooner does he find himself a basement to sleep in and a job at a stationery shop than the great quake strikes. Just as he and his boss's dog, Brownie, are settling in for the night, the basement walls begin to shake uncontrollably. Nick has no way of knowing that he and Brownie are facing the worst earthquake and fire ever to hit the city--and that he's got to find a way out.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 200).
Audience 600L Lexile
Note 600L Lexile
Study Program Accelerated Reader MG 4.2 5 109200
Note Accelerated Reader MG 4.2 5 109200
Subject San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, Calif., 1906 -- Juvenile fiction.
Earthquakes -- California -- San Francisco -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile fiction.
Fires -- California -- San Francisco -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile fiction.
Survival -- Juvenile fiction.
Orphans -- Juvenile fiction.
San Francisco (Calif.) -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile fiction.
ISBN 0375836527
0375936521 (glb)
Standard No. 9780375836527
9780375936524
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